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donation page examples

15 Donation Page Examples To Increase Donations

15 Donation Page Examples To Increase Donations Religion remains America’s single largest recipient of charitable giving. Although charitable giving has declined since the late 1980s, the church giving landscape is rapidly evolving. New opportunities are fueling donations, particularly among those that develop a strong digital presence — members seek a positive online donor experience. While some churches…

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Is Cryptocurrency the Future Wave of Charitable Donations?

Is Cryptocurrency the Future Wave of Charitable Donations? We see cryptocurrency everywhere in the news. We hear about the unique opportunities some folks, corporations, and even nonprofits have to benefit from cryptocurrencies. It is now quite normal for people to put their trust in digital transactions. The question on many people’s minds is, “Could cryptocurrency…

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7 Welcome To Church Speeches For Your Next Event

Church welcome speeches are a critical part of communication for your congregation. Whether you’re the lead pastor, an experienced worship leader, or someone new to congregation leadership, you may need to give a short speech to welcome people to a ministry event. This is why knowing a few Welcome to Church speeches can go a…

Best Fundraiser Ideas for Churches

10 Best Fundraiser Ideas for Churches

Looking for the best fundraiser ideas for your church? As the world opens up again, everyone is craving more connections. Your donors and church members are no exception. How do we continue to guide them on their donor journey and encourage more giving? Creating fun events that people can attend while giving to the church…

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Is Your Church Getting Fair Credit Card Payment Processing Rates?

As your church experiences steady growth and more donors, you as a leader grow with them. With time, you may find that the old ways of handling financial transactions do not work any longer or serve your greater purpose. One of these areas may be in your financial transactions. And if you’re not getting fair…

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How Important is Your Church Giving Statement?

+++ How important is your church giving statement? It’s an important question. After all, putting one together is time-consuming. A church giving statement for donors is essential for many reasons. Perhaps one of the most common is that come tax time, you will be ready. Your church giving statement offers proof of all the donations and results…

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Why Leadership in Churches Matters

Effective church leadership is more important now than ever before. Cultural and spiritual landscapes in communities are changing at breakneck speed. Strong leadership is needed in order to adapt and evolve. Churches need to compete with an ever-increasing number of distractions. Modern life is as hectic as it is challenging, and engagement in church activities is under…

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7 Dos and Don’ts for Welcoming Church Guests

It’s easy to forget what it’s like to be a newcomer surrounded by regular church congregants. The experience can be daunting, so providing an enjoyable, relaxing first experience is essential. Welcoming church guests isn’t rocket science, but it does require some thought and planning. If you’ve been involved in your church for a while, you…

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Top 10 Tips To Being a Welcoming Church

Newcomers to a church often find the experience intimidating. Not only are they meeting many people for the first time, but there are also many things they must figure out for it to be a smooth experience. A welcoming church means visitors feel “at home” the moment they arrive — but what does this look…

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How to Start a Church Outreach Ministry

One of the most important jobs we have as leaders in the church is to reach out to others and help them live better lives. This is not just physically, but also striving to help them better themselves spiritually. We’re told to “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature” in Mark…

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12 Best Fundraiser Ideas for the Church

There are many ways to meet your mission goals. But the number one challenge most churches face is their budget. The next time you are organizing a fundraiser campaign, consider these best fundraiser ideas for inspiration. 1. Text to Give If you want to try this currently popular way to fundraise, text to give is easy…

Successful ministries start with effective church leadership.

14 Traits of Effective Church Leadership

Synopsis: There are many great leadership traits to strive for and train in your church leaders. In this article, we take a look at 14 of the most essential attributes for effective church leadership. Do you recognize most of these within your own congregation and church managers? Perfecting Effective Church Leadership What makes an effective church…

The COVID Vaccine and In-Person Services

The COVID Vaccine and In-Person Services

In March 2020, the whole world began shutting down. In the year since, re-opening attempts quickly slowed in the presence of new spikes. The first COVID-19 vaccine became available at the beginning of the year but has experienced multiple setbacks, including continual shortages that have prevented many non-essential workers from getting the vaccine even as…

Nailing church leadership styles.

10 Leadership Styles That Make a Difference in Church

Synopsis: In this article, we look at 10 different leadership styles in the church. All come in handy in various situations, and with different donors or church members. Studying these personality traits will also help you during leadership coaching or training volunteers in the church. Knowing Your Leadership Styles What makes the ideal church leader? Anyone with…

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30+ Church Outreach Ideas to Grow Your Church in 2021

Synopsis: 2020 may have been the year that you had to rethink a lot of the way your church ministry could grow donors and stay active. Now that we are well into 2021, here are some great church outreach ideas to keep pastors focused on the goal of growing their ministries. Getting Church Outreach Ideas…

Church Finances

Why People Donate to Nonprofits

Pastors may have noticed that tithing and donations have decreased in recent years. They could see this as a sign that people are less willing to give, but in reality, donations to charitable organizations remain high. This raises the question of why people donate to nonprofits. A more important question, though, is why they’re donating to…

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How to Motivate Your Volunteers on Your Next Zoom Call

The world dealt churches, nonprofits, and other organizations that use volunteers a tough hand when coronavirus hit the scene. Activities where face-to-face interaction seemed necessary in the past suddenly shifted towards a more virtual outlet. This left many pastors and other leaders wondering how they could motivate volunteers on Zoom calls and other remote communications.…

Church giving apps are invaluable

7 Ways to Increase Your Church Following on Instagram

There are plenty of reasons to be on Instagram. First off, users under 25 years of age spend an average of 32 minutes a day on the platform, while those over 25 average over 20 minutes daily. It’s one of the most popular social media platforms to date, and it’s easy to create an account, too.…

Ministry tech apps can do wonders

Leadership Communication for Pastors in the Workplace

When God calls upon someone to serve in his name, that individual has a duty to spread the gospel. In the modern world, however, that’s not their only responsibility. Effective pastor communication in the workplace is another important concern. After all, being a great preacher doesn’t negate the need for positive and fruitful staff relationships.…

Volunteers and Slack communication

Communicate With Your Volunteers with Slack Communication

Slack is a powerful communications tool that can help you manage all of your church’s internal communications. You can use it to discuss with volunteers, break contacts out into groups, and manage your announcements in a highly effective manner — at least, you can if you have the right tools and techniques to start with. If…

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Should You Promote Your Church on Clubhouse?

There are hundreds of social networking websites across the globe, and those paying attention have no doubt heard of Clubhouse. This platform differs from other sites thanks to its focus on “drop-in audio chat.” If you’re a pastor, you’re likely already wondering if promoting your church on Clubhouse is the right move. Understanding the pros…

Church Donation Tracking Software

What’s The Best Way to Create a Donation Campaign?

Do you find yourself asking, “What’s the best way to create a donation campaign?” The prize is in the planning. Setting up a donation campaign can feel like a monumental task, especially if you haven’t run a large-scale campaign before. To get the best results, it’s recommended that you advertise your campaign in a way…

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Why Churches Need to Invest in Their Church Leadership

Churches young and old are beginning to realize the importance of investing in their leadership. While it may seem like a low priority on your grand list of funding goals and missions, investing in your church’s leadership is critical to sustaining faith in your community and ensuring that your church is able to thrive far into the…

Church leadership communications

Great Examples of Church Leadership Communications

What does effective communication look like for your church? The answer will depend on the size of your ministry and the channels through which your church is active, but when it comes to envisioning the impact of excellent church leadership communication, you should really think of a centralized ministry. It’s the responsibility of every church…

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What Dave Ramsey Recommends for Church Fundraising

Dave Ramsey is a popular figure in the world of financial wellness and Christian living. He’s best known for authoring seven best-sellers, including “Financial Peace,” “More Than Enough,” “The Total Money Makeover,” and “Smart Money Smart Kids.” His books have sold more than 11 million copies around the world, and countless listeners tune into his podcast…

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The Power of Thank You Cards in Your Church

In our personal lives, “thank you” cards may seem like a rarity. It’s uncommon for most people to sit down and think up a thank you note on paper for all the little things people do for them. In the world of nonprofits and churches, though, the power of “thank you” has never meant more.…

Church volunteers are invaluable.

How Many Church Volunteers Should I Have to Be Successful?

Your church relies on volunteers to be successful, but how many do you need? Is there such a thing as too many volunteers? Who do you blame if not enough of your congregants are participating in volunteer opportunities? These are all common questions that we hear every day from church leaders. Here at Donorwerx, we…

Omnichannel marketing is powerful

How to Apply Omnichannel Marketing to your Church?

Your church is no longer limited by its steeple. With the increasing use of smartphones and online platforms combined with the normalization — and even expectation — of digital interactions replacing physical ones, the modern church is becoming an “omnichannel” experience. If you’re just hearing that term for the first time or wondering exactly how…

Missionary donation letters can change everything.

7 Tips for Writing Effective Missionary Donation Letter

Is there a magic formula for writing missionary donation letters? Every pastor knows that asking for financial support is not the easiest thing on their to-do list to accomplish. It’s challenging to put together an efficient missionary donation letter. The important things are: a) That the person writing the letter has a deep knowledge of…

Knowing how to write a stewardship letter is vital

How to Write a Stewardship Letter

The new year is an ideal time for thanking your online donors for all their support and help. It is the perfect time to reconnect, communicate with, and update your donors about church missions. Unfortunately, many ministry leaders don’t know how to write a Stewardship Letter. In this article, let’s go over what a Stewardship…

Use these annual giving letter examples to excel.

Annual Giving Letter Examples

Sending out fundraising letters to donors should always be a part of your annual giving campaign. Throughout the rest of the year, you can space out the fundraising letters. This article looks at your annual giving letter, which might be a more general overview of your past year and a reminder to donors how they can help in the new year.…

Capital campaigns for success.

5 Funny Blogs for Pastors Who Need to Lighten Up

Psalm 144:15 reminds us, “Happy are the people whose God is the LORD.” You’ll find this verse in countless leadership blogs across the internet.  And while there is certainly a lot of happiness to be had in the church ministry, we must not forget to smile and let ourselves relax. These days, there is so…

Entrepreneurs Pastors

6 Lessons from Entrepreneurs Pastors Can Use to Grow Their Church

It’s not easy being a leader. Whether you’re an entrepreneur pastor at a megachurch or small town minister, you’ll eventually face unprecedented challenges. While religion should not be considered a business, you as pastors are in the business of coaching and guiding people. The church members and donors who follow you and support your church are…

Best Pastors

8 Characteristics the World’s Best Pastors Have in Common

Ever wonder why some pastors always seem to be great and growing their church, donors and missions? Are they especially charismatic or talented people? Do they know something others don’t? The truth of the matter is that the best pastors are human beings—just like you and me. However, they have discovered some secrets to staying relevant in…

Effective Pastors

8 Productivity Secrets of the Most Effective Pastors

Are your tasks as a pastor becoming more of a burden than a blessing? It is so easy for today’s church leaders to fall into the habits of wanting to do more, produce more, and be more. Often, you end up burned out, tired, and unable to give the best of yourself to your congregation. This…

TED Talks for Pastors

8 Best TED Talks for Pastors

Online education has grown since the onset of the pandemic. So too, has spiritual content online. The following TED talks were chosen because they are inspiring for any leaders, pastors, and coaches. The topics are relevant and inspiring. As people around the world continue to seek online and digital inspiration, you can be a part of their…

Church leadership communications

Best Ways to Use TED Talks in Your Church

Many of your would-be donors or church members may never have gone to church before. They need spiritual guidance in a way that reaches their heart and cuts through the noise. TED talks have the ability to do this, as they are limited to just a few minutes, and each speaker must share his or her…

Church challenges

5 Challenges Your Church May Face (And How to Overcome Them)

The post-Covid world has created many new challenges for churches. And even though in some regions of the globe, lockdown or quarantine restrictions are receding, it is safe to say the world will never be the same again. Until a vaccine can be found to combat the virus and build immunity, people will be walking…

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Planning Center and DonorWerx Integration

Planning Center truly shines as a church management system because of all the features they offer, capable of serving churches big and small.

Hillsong

Hillsong and DonorWerx Integration

DonorWerx is excited to be announcing this new integration opportunity, which allows users to effortlessly connect the Hillsong and DonorWerx dashboard.

FellowshipOne

FellowshipOne and DonorWerx Integration

By integrating FellowshipOne and DonorWerx, you’ll be able to make use of the powerful SecureGive platform without having your data scattered across platforms.

PowerChurch

PowerChurch and DonorWerx Integration

PowerChurch represented their first step into the digital world and, to this day, it remains many organizations’ key to insightful church management, event scheduling, and outreach efforts

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Church Community Builder and DonorWerx Integration

It’s widely recognized that Church Community Builder is a powerful and versatile church management software.

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Shelby Systems and DonorWerx Integration

More than 3,000 churches proudly use Shelby Systems to run their church.

OneChurch

OneChurch and Donorwerx Integration

With this integration, you’ll be able to easily connect DonorWerx to OneChurch, allowing you to keep your databases accurate and up-to-date through seamless automated housekeeping processes. That means no manually matching or updating information. With this integration, the time-consuming administrative work is done for you.

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The Rock and DonorWERX Integration

DonorWerx is proud to offer one of the most powerful donation tools on the market, widely known as SecureGive. But, how can DonorWerx partner with the Rock to make church management that much more efficient? That’s the exact question we set out to answer.

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Shelby Arena and DonorWERX Integration

Shelby Systems consistently produces well-designed, thoughtful tools for churches like yours. That’s one reason why they offer professional training services to help get church staff up-to-speed with all of the features, but one thing we love about Arena is how intuitive it is to use.

Sunday Offering

5 Fresh Ideas for Sunday Offering and Tithes Sermons

Giving and tithing are concepts that take time to teach, learn, and comprehend. Donors also need to trust that your mission will accomplish its goals, and that you as a church leader have their best interests in mind. This can make the right offering and tithes sermons an invaluable asset. Unfortunately, giving can be a tricky…

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